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Uttara scrap warehouse blast: Death toll rises to 4 as another victim dies

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  • 8th August, 2022 10:44:51 AM
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Uttara scrap warehouse blast: Death toll rises to 4 as another victim dies

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Another victim who suffered serious burn injuries in an explosion in a scrap godown at Rajabari of Uttara’s Kamarpara in the city died at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery early Monday, raising the death toll to four.

Md Mizanur, 35, breathed his last at the institute around 1:00am, said Inspector Bachchu Mia of DMCH Police Outpost.

He had sustained burns on 60 percent of his body.

Earlier on Sunday, Gazi Mazharul Islam, 48, Md Alam Mia, 20, and Md Nur Hossain,60, died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery Resident Surgeon Dr SM Ayub Hossain said Mazharul received 32 percent burn injuries in the blast while Nur and Alam received 95 percent and 70 percent burnt injuries respectively.

Eight people suffered burn injuries in the blast occurred around 11:45 am on Saturday in the godown, said Officer-in-Charge of Turag Police Station Mehedi Hasan.